by Tax Rascal
Believe it or not, the Federal Disability Insurance Program started in the 1950’s with no plans to grow larger than a small program to help those unable to work due to injury or illness. Fast forward sixty years and this once very small program now supports twelve million people. In fact, the $135 billion disability budget surpasses the Department of Homeland Security’s budget.
Where did all of these “disabled” Americans come from? More to the point, what percentage of these 135 billion dollars are dollars going to people who learned how to game the system? The answer is many more than you’d want to know. In fact the actual number would most likely lead you to either become extremely angry, … Read more...